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Recovery Coaching SA

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Recovery Coaching is a forward-focused, solutions-driven approach to aid people in recovery from substance misuse disorders. Recovery Coaching operates within the wellness and positive psychology paradigm and equips clients with practical tools and skills to empower them live a life of purpose. It is an alternative approach to traditional recovery methods and is driven by the client's needs, wants, aspirations and goals. Recovery Coaching SA offers coaching to individuals, groups and families with plans developed for the individual's unique requirements, as well as information sessions and workshops around the theme of sustained sobriety, long-term recovery and self-development.
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Recovery Resources | Recovery Coaching SA

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Recovery Coaching is a forward-focused, solutions-driven approach to aid people in recovery from substance misuse disorders. Recovery Coaching operates within the wellness and positive psychology paradigm and equips clients with practical tools and skills to empower them live a life of purpose. It is an alternative approach to traditional recovery methods and is driven by the client's needs, wants, aspirations and goals. Recovery Coaching SA offers coaching to individuals, groups and families with plans developed for the individual's unique requirements, as well as information sessions and workshops around the theme of sustained sobriety, long-term recovery and self-development.
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The Recovery Clichés | The Fix

The Recovery Clichés | The Fix | Recovery Coaching SA | Scoop.it
The Recovery Clichés
Smug solutions—the shrill, pedantic, annoying and ultimately quite helpful messages of sobriety.
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Bingers vs. Habituals: Spin the Bottle | The Fix

Bingers vs. Habituals: Spin the Bottle | The Fix | Recovery Coaching SA | Scoop.it
The binger knows that alcohol gets you loaded and they make sure that happens. The habitual on the other hand sees alcohol as the solution to problems for which there are a host of other remedies.
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Recovery Coaching | Recovery Coaching SA

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I am a certified life and recovery coach in South Africa who believes in aiding long-term recovery through personal empowerment and creative awareness. My focus is primarily addiction recovery and equipping people with skills and tools to help them achieve their dreams and aspirations in recovery, thereby living a happy, healthy and holistic life with confidence and self-assurance.
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Teenagers Injected Friend With Heroin and Posted Photos of Dead Body on Facebook | The Fix

Teenagers Injected Friend With Heroin and Posted Photos of Dead Body on Facebook | The Fix | Recovery Coaching SA | Scoop.it
Despite three people being present when Dylan Owens died after being injected with a fatal dose of heroin, only one has been charged with any crime.
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Dr Demartini on Binge Drinking - Dr John Demartini

Dr Demartini on Binge Drinking - Dr John Demartini | Recovery Coaching SA | Scoop.it
Dr John Demartini on Binge Drinking
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Teens and drugs | Child Magazine

Teens and drugs | Child Magazine | Recovery Coaching SA | Scoop.it
Why are our children tempted to experiment with dangerous substances?
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Synthetic Drugs: Investigating A Global Epidemic | The Fix

Synthetic Drugs: Investigating A Global Epidemic | The Fix | Recovery Coaching SA | Scoop.it
Many of the more than 300 new synthetic drugs on the market are known to trigger unpredictable, sometimes fatal, highs. They're now commonplace, often legal. And the effects can be devastating.
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A Different Path to Fighting Addiction

A Different Path to Fighting Addiction | Recovery Coaching SA | Scoop.it
A growing wing of addiction treatment rejects the Alcoholics Anonymous model of strict abstinence as the sole form of recovery for alcohol and drug users.
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Boozy Genes—The Making of an Alcoholic? | The Fix

Boozy Genes—The Making of an Alcoholic? | The Fix | Recovery Coaching SA | Scoop.it
The more we learn about the genetics of alcoholism, the clearer it becomes that evidence-based treatment should become the norm.
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How to Deal with Anxiety in Recovery - Helpful Tips | Sober Nation

How to Deal with Anxiety in Recovery - Helpful Tips | Sober Nation | Recovery Coaching SA | Scoop.it
Learning how to deal with anxiety in recovery is an important lesson to learn. Many times anxiety caused addicts to use or drink. There are ways to cope.
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Does AA get an 'F' for treating alcoholics?

Does AA get an 'F' for treating alcoholics? | Recovery Coaching SA | Scoop.it
When people look for help with alcohol dependency, they're often referred to Alcoholics Anonymous. But some alcoholics and researchers say
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The David Sheff Solution | The Fix

The David Sheff Solution | The Fix | Recovery Coaching SA | Scoop.it
Author David Sheff on the stigma of addiction, the concept of rock bottom, the rise of video game addiction, and how to help the most vulnerable among us, in The Fix Q&A.
Leigh-Anne Brierley's insight:

“Waiting for someone to hit bottom is like waiting for a diabetic to lose a leg before we treat it.” | The David Sheff Solution | The Fix

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Recovery Resources | Recovery Coaching SA

Recovery Resources | Recovery Coaching SA | Recovery Coaching SA | Scoop.it
I am a certified life and recovery coach in South Africa who believes in aiding long-term recovery through personal empowerment and creative awareness. My focus is primarily addiction recovery and equipping people with skills and tools to help them achieve their dreams and aspirations in recovery, thereby living a happy, healthy and holistic life with confidence and self-assurance.
Leigh-Anne Brierley's insight:

Free introductory recovery coaching consultation | Aiding recovery through personal empowerment | Please feel free to contact me: leighanne@recoverycoachingsa.com | 078-938-0045

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The Link Between Alcohol and Depression | The Fix

The Link Between Alcohol and Depression | The Fix | Recovery Coaching SA | Scoop.it
Which comes first? Does depression lead to addiction or is it the other way around?
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Transcending addiction and redefining recovery: Jacki Hillios at TEDxBoulder - YouTube

Why are some able to transcend their addiction while others are not? What do people really need to escape the shame of their addiction and achieve sustained ...
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The RCSA Promise | Recovery Coaching SA

The RCSA Promise | Recovery Coaching SA | Recovery Coaching SA | Scoop.it
I am a certified life and recovery coach in South Africa who believes in aiding long-term recovery through personal empowerment and creative awareness. My focus is primarily addiction recovery and equipping people with skills and tools to help them achieve their dreams and aspirations, thereby living a happy, healthy and holistic life with confidence and self-assurance.
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Dad Standing Trial for Executing Drunk Driver Who Killed His Sons | The Fix

Dad Standing Trial for Executing Drunk Driver Who Killed His Sons | The Fix | Recovery Coaching SA | Scoop.it
Prosecutors face a lack of evidence and overwhelming support for the grieving father.
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There's Nothing Selfish About Suicide

There's Nothing Selfish About Suicide | Recovery Coaching SA | Scoop.it
The trouble with suicide is that no one knows what to say. No one knows how to react. So they smile and wave and attempt distraction... but they never ever say the word. The survivors, it seems, are often left to survive on their own....
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The 15 Best Alcoholism Health Blogs of 2014

The 15 Best Alcoholism Health Blogs of 2014 | Recovery Coaching SA | Scoop.it
Whether you are fighting the courageous battle or want to help someone you care about, read these excellent blogs for information, helpful stories, and more.
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The two questions that could determine if you have an alcohol problem

The two questions that could determine if you have an alcohol problem | Recovery Coaching SA | Scoop.it
Two questions is all it could take to establish whether a person currently suffers from or is at risk of a drink problem, a study for GPs says.

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A Quick Fairly Reliable Tool to Determine if You (or Anyone Else) Have An Alcohol Abuse Problem.

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Living Your Highest Values in Long Term Sobriety - Spiritual River

Living Your Highest Values in Long Term Sobriety - Spiritual River | Recovery Coaching SA | Scoop.it
How can you live your highest values in long term sobriety? And is it even necessary to have values or think about them at all? Let’s take a closer look at these ideas and how they relate to alcoholism recovery. … Continue reading →
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Why I'm Breaking Up With the Word 'Addict'

Why I'm Breaking Up With the Word 'Addict' | Recovery Coaching SA | Scoop.it
"Addict'" is one of those words that so many of us use, largely without pausing to wonder if we should. We just take for granted that it's totally OK to describe a human being with one word, "addict" -- a word with overwhelmingly ...
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How to Press Pause on Your Addictive Behaviors

How to Press Pause on Your Addictive Behaviors | Recovery Coaching SA | Scoop.it
Change is hard. When you're trying to alter a long-standing behavior pattern, such as drinking (or smoking, overeating, …
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